Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
upset she offered to buy the foreclosed house herself. steve harrigan in south florida. you don't have a free house, do you? i certainly don't, shepard. this is a strange law that goes back all the way to the 19th century. originally intended to apply to farmland though. not foreclosed multi-million-dollar mansions. back in the day people would go off to the city and leave their land abandoned and the land shouldn't be abandoned and the field should be worked or something grown on it a neighbor would move in and start working the land. after a period of time it's only right to make it their land. >> now, to keep up with his claim, this securitier who refers to himself as locy boy will have to make $40,000 a year payments in property taxes, shepard. >> shepard: you should go out and get you a free mansion? >> well, it's quite a risk, shepard certainly caused some controversy in this very toney neighborhood in boca raton. some the people we spoke to today good for him if he can pull it off. most of the neighbors are clearly extremely agitated at this situation. >> got to hand it to him.
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
gloves like this guy had a place to try to get out of cold. incredible. steve brown our chicago-based correspondent with more on the deep freeze. the number of deaths appears to be rising tonight. >> yeah. we're across the street from that warehouse fire that you mentioned during the intro and, yes, tonight news that a chicago suburban newspaper the daily herald say there may be as many as 7 cold related deaths just in the chicago land area alone. up in green bay, got confirmation of another cold related death. a 38-year-old man found in his driveway on monday. the cause of death severe hypothermia. now, the severe cold conditions up in green bay prompting a truce between the city officials and the saint john the evangelist shelter. this shelter had been sighted multiple times overnight for housing more men than allowed in the permit. the men at the shelter is the way they make it enemy morning. >> if saint john's wasn't here, a lot of these people wouldn't have nowhere to go and there would be more people dying out in the streets or something. >> now the city officials, the cit
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
are mourning their friends. steve harrigan monitoring the developments tonight from our newsroom in south florida. steve, word of some people in custody tonight. >> that's right. shepard. this nightclub where the tragedy took place has now become a crime scene. police have gee tand so far at least four people, two band members and two club owners for five days of questioning. they want to know why there was no fire escape, why there was no sprinkler system. why there was only one exit to get out of a nightclub packed with more than 1200 people. there was a fire extinguisher but when a band member tried to use that. it failed. shepard. >> record floods have destroyed thousands of home in eastern australia. given rise to countless heros. today we saw video of another remarkable rescue effort from the perspective of a helicopter crew. can you see how the floods overtook that pickup truck trapping two women and a small child in the back. the adults put the toddler in a bag. and lifted the screaming child to safety. everybody there survived but the disaster so far has killed at least 4 people.